Grilled Chicken with Lemon Basil Pasta
High cal Calories 415kcal
High fat Total Fat 19g
High sat-fat Saturated Fat 11g
High chol Cholesterol 129mg
sodium Sodium 428mg
carbs Total Carbohydrate 34g
Serving size 180g Calories from fat 171kcal Fiber 0g Protein 27g Sugar 1g
4 whole Grilled Chicken Breasts, Sliced
1 pound Penne Pasta, Cooked Until Al Dente
1/2 stick Butter
3 whole Lemons, Juiced
3/4 cups Heavy Cream
1/4 cup Half-and-half
1-1/2 cup Grated Parmesan Cheese (or Romano)
Salt And Freshly Ground Black Pepper, To Taste
20 whole Basil Leaves, Chopped
- Cook pasta, reserving 1 cup of hot pasta water when you drain. Set pasta aside in a colander.
- In the same pot, melt butter over medium heat. Squeeze in the juice of 3 to 4 lemons. Whisk together. Pour in cream and half-and-heat. Whisk until hot. Dump in cheese and whisk until melted. Add salt and pepper. Check consistency, adding some of the hot pasta water to loosen the sauce if needed.
- Pour pasta and sauce into a large serving bowl. Sprinkle remaining basil all over the top, then add sliced chicken breasts. Serve immediately!
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